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Doctor says my mom has some hole in heart and needed to do

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Doctor says my mom has some hole in heart and needed to do surgery, but today they said she has fluid around her heart and can't do the surgery so she can die. What other procedures can be done?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 7 months ago.
Thanks for this questionThey should be able to drain the fluid first.Did they suggest that?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.

Supposedly it gets worse

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 7 months ago.
They might be able to use meds to reduce fluid. Like diuretics
Expert:  Nadim Al-Mubarak replied 7 months ago.
Hello .. I am Dr Mubarak, Board-certified US Cardiologist with over 20 years experience Tell me more about your mom, how old is she and what kind of heart condition is she suffering from? Has she had recent heart procedures? There are so many possible holes, have they given you an name or where the hole might be?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 7 months ago.
I opened the rating system for you to reviewI only receive credit with 3 starts or above.If you have more questions, just reply. :)

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